Chapter 10-Static Charges and Energy

Card Set Information

Author:
sadiakhan
ID:
309208
Filename:
Chapter 10-Static Charges and Energy
Updated:
2015-11-07 10:44:14
Tags:
sadiakhan chapter10 electricity
Folders:

Description:
This part of the grade-9 electricity unit.
Show Answers:

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview

The flashcards below were created by user sadiakhan on FreezingBlue Flashcards. What would you like to do?


  1. Electricity
    a form of energy resulting from the existence of charged particles such as electrons or protons.
  2. Static Electricity
    a stationary electric charge, typically produced by friction.
  3. Charging by friction
    A transfer of electrons between the two objects that are rubbed together.
  4. Electrostatic series
    A list of substances in order of increasing tendency to gain electrons.
  5. Insulator
    a material in which electrons cannot move easily from atom to atom. 
  6. Conductor
    A material in which electrons can move easily from atom to atom. 
  7. Semiconductor
    A material in which electrons can move fairly easy from atom to atom. 
  8. Ground
    Something that can absorb a huge amount of electrons from a negatively charged object as well as supply a huge amount of electrons for a positively charged object and therefore making the objects neutrally charged when it comes in contact with it.
  9. Electroscope
    A device for detecting the presence of an electric charge on a object.
  10. Charging by Contact
  11. Laws of electric charges
  12. Electric field
  13. Induced Charge Separation
  14. Ion
  15. Lightning Rod
  16. Electrostatic Precipitator
  17. Van de Graaff generator
  18. Radiation dosimeter

What would you like to do?

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview